Mai Dubai City Half Marathon and other UAE fitness events to look forward to in October

David Cooper - Writer 12:10 06/10/2020
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  • Are you competing in any fitness events in October?

    Here’s our top four to get involved in!


    Friday, October 16

    The Roy Nasr Memorial Triathlon is now in its eighth year and the event has gone from strength to strength with more than 1,000 participants last year.

    Open to 11-year-olds and above, there are different categories for adults and juniors, no matter what your background experience and ability are.

    Super Sprint consists of a 375km swim, 10km bike ride followed by a 2.5km run. For those who are more advanced, then the Sprint options are available, swimming for 750m, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run.

    MORE INFO: Roy Nasr Memorial Triathlon

    Friday, October 23

    Registration is open for the second edition of the City Half Marathon taking place in the heart of the Dubai International Financial Centre.

    This ultra-modern route around one of the most photographed financial districts in the world is a first for Dubai, providing a unique opportunity for participants to run in the shadows of the iconic skyline.

    The City Half Marathon is open to participants aged 16 and over and will feature 10km and 21km race categories.

    MORE INFO: City Half Marathon

    Friday, October 23

    If you are an athlete looking for the ultimate sports challenge, the Triathlon awaits you at Mamzar.

    Experience the calm waters in the lagoon, closed roads and a designated running track that ensures a safe and fun race.

    The entry fee includes electronic timing, a training t-shirt, finisher’s medal, a downloadable certificate and fruits and refreshments.

    MORE INFO: Triathlon

    Friday, October 30

    Starting and finishing at the beautiful Wadi Showka, the Rockrunner ultra-trail run adventure takes you into the wilderness of the UAE.

    The fully supported single-stage race will see you transcend through rocky mountain terrain and over the spectacular sand dunes of the Emirates.

    With 5km, 10km, 15km and 30km races, this is one not to be missed and one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year.

    MORE INFO: Urban-Ultra Rockrunner